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Tuition Support Program Reviewer

Date: Nov 9, 2020

Location: HALIFAX, NS, CA, B3K 2Y

Company: The Government of Nova Scotia



Competition # : 27348 

Department: Education & Early Childhood Development

Location: HALIFAX

Type of Employment: Term

Union Status: Exclusion - Non Union - NSPG 

Closing Date: 11/23/2020

About Us


The Department of Education and Early Childhood Development (EECD) is leading the transformation of the early years and public education system in Nova Scotia. We are doing this by designing an innovative curriculum, facilitating excellence in teaching and learning, ensuring an inclusive education experience, and working closely with our partners in education. This will provide children, students, and families with a strong foundation for success. This department is a perfect fit for those that want to be part of the future of public education in the province by supporting student learning in a progressive and responsive policy environment.


The Student Services and Equity Branch is dedicated to collaborating across the Department to build a Nova Scotian educational system that is inclusive, equitable, culturally responsive and a safe learning environment for all learners.


About Our Opportunity


Reporting to the Director of Student Services, the Tuition Support Program Reviewer is responsible to review the applications submitted by parents/guardians for a funding unit to provide financial support for student attendance at a designation special education private school (DSEPS) through the Tuition Support Program (TSP), in accordance with regulations established by the Minister and to also review applications from funded students to determine supplement grant entitlement amount, in accordance with regulations established by the Minister. Established under Sections 43-67 of the Governor in Council Education Act Regulations.


Qualifications and Experience


As the successful candidate you will have a master’s degree in education and possess recognized professional qualifications related to the education of students with disabilities and special needs in the public-school system.


Experience is required in working with Regional Centres for Education/CSAP staff and families in the areas of disabilities, well-being, human rights, equity, and accessibility.


You work well independently, and in team environments you apply the concepts of equity, diversity, and inclusive practice to all areas of your work and will support your colleagues to do the same. You can build productive relationships with non-governmental and governmental members (both internally and externally). When dealing with colleagues, you exercise tact, diplomacy, and sound judgment.


You are proficient using Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint), have strong interpersonal, communication (written and verbal), organizational skills with attention to detail and accuracy while balancing priorities.




Pay Grade:  PR 20 

Salary Range:  $3,272.23 - $3,852.79 Bi-Weekly   


Employment Equity Statement:

Our goal is to be a diverse workforce that is representative, at all job levels, of the citizens we serve.  The Government of Nova Scotia has an Employment Equity Policy, and we welcome applications from Indigenous People, African Nova Scotians and Other Racially Visible Persons, Persons with Disabilities and Women in occupations or positions where they are under-represented.  If you are a member of one of these equity groups, you are encouraged to self-identify on your electronic application.


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Offer of employment is conditional upon the completion of all applicable background checks and confirmation of credentials, the results of which must be satisfactory to the employer. We thank all applicants for the interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. All questions and concerns may be directed to



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